DOKweb Content is a portal dedicated to East European documentary film. The news section provides up-to-date information on upcoming and just completed films, interviews with filmmakers and other documentary professionals, in-depth articles exploring the state of documentary filmmaking in various parts of the region, as well as insightful texts on current trends, funding, etc. The portal also boasts the largest published databases of completed and upcoming documentary films from Eastern Europe, an industry directory, as well as trailers and original video content. is IDF´s key online project that provides comprehensive details on all IDF´s activities and links them with general information service.
Institute of Documentary Film’s Activities
Founded in 2001, the INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of East European documentary films and their wider promotion. Our activities support filmmakers through all stages of completion – development, funding, production, post-production, and distribution. We aim at individual filmmakers (tailored consultations), groups of carefully selected professionals with projects or films (Ex Oriente Film, East European Forum, East Silver, Doc Launch, etc.), broader professional community (East Doc Platform), as well as the general public (portal We closely work with key int. festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, or training initiatives and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM.
Evolution of Violence (dir. Fritz Ofner, Austria, 2011)

Film of the Week: Evolution of Violence

03.10.2011 | Articles

In a bleak, chilly morning in suburbs there is a bunch of people who stand ...
8th Punto de Vista Set to Return in 2013

8th Punto de Vista Set to Return in 2013

30.09.2011 | jak | Articles

The 8th Punto de Vista - International Documentary Film Festival of Navarra, ...
Paparazzi (dir. Piotr Bernaś, Poland 2011)

Paparazzi Up for European Film Award

28.09.2011 | jak | Articles

Paparazzi by Polish documentary filmmaker Piotr Bernaś is among fifteen ...
Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Katka and Pit No. 8 at Mexico´s DOCSDF

23.09.2011 | jak | Articles

For several years now, Mexico has been enjoying a documentary renaissance. ...
Czech TV Announces New Executive Director

Czech TV Announces New Executive Director

22.09.2011 | Articles

On September 21, former head of the Czech commercial broadcaster TV Nova, ...
Petition to Save Punto de Vista

Petition to Save Punto de Vista

21.09.2011 | jak | Articles

It was announced Sep 19 that Punto de Vista - International Documentary ...
Documentary Crossing Media in Leipzig

Documentary Crossing Media in Leipzig

20.09.2011 | Articles

In the course of the 54th International Festival for Documentary and Animated ...
Film of the Week: I Will Marry the Whole Village

Film of the Week: I Will Marry the Whole Village

15.09.2011 | Articles

At first glance everything seems to be all right in the picturesque village ...
Sergey Kachkin - On the Way Home

Film of the Week: On the Way Home

07.09.2011 | Articles

Sergey Kachkin, a documentarian belonging to the Russian “pepsi generation” ...
The Boy Who Was a King (dir. A. Paounov)

TIFF to Present New Documentary by Andrey Paounov

02.09.2011 | kva | Articles

The Boy Who Was A King by a former participant of East European Forum and ...